Engineering Entrepreneurs-Turning Ideas into New Products & Services

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 8:30am-12:00pm, HCC Alief Hayes, Room A319/A320

This seminar is not just for “engineers”. It is about engineering (as a verb – i.e. “developing”) the skills of entrepreneurs of all kinds. For entrepreneurs, engineering students, practicing engineers and small business owners pursuing product development. Come join Houston Community College and our partners as we “engineer entrepreneurs” and empower you to turn ideas into new products and services.

Featured Topics

  • Session 1 Topics: “Engineering Entrepreneurs-Turning Ideas into New Products & Services” – Product Design Process to Commercialization.
  • Session 2 Topics: “How to Obtain a Strong Patent – Navigating the U.S. Patenting Process – Protect Your Invention!”
  • Session 3 Topics: “Pitching Your Idea” – Round Table Pitch Exercises – Bounce Your Idea off of our facilitators.

Featured Presenters & Guest Entrepreneur

  • John Vasselli, Dean, HCC Center of Excellence in Engineering
  • Ushan Menon, Managing Attorney, D’Ambrosio & Menon, PLLC
  • Aziz Hikem, Founder, CEO, Hiketron, Finalist, HCC BPC!
John Vasselli
Ushan Menon

More Upcoming at HCC

  • 2019 HCC Business Plan Competition -Prepare Now to Apply January 1 – 30:
    • Creating a Successful Business Plan-Quick Online Class, 12 Lessons, 24 hours over 6 weeks. Enroll now for the class that starts 11/14, or choose the class that starts 12/12. Sign up in less than 3 minutes! All proposed and startup entrepreneurs applying for the HCC BPC should complete this class. Exception – Owners of existing businesses who have achieved six continuous months of net profit in the prior year are not required to take this class.
      Financial Workshop for Small Business Launch & Growth – Pathway to Seed Money – HCC Alief Hayes – December 13. All applicants to the 2019 HCC BPC must attend this workshop – All proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs must attend this workshop – No Exceptions! The workshop will be also offered Jan 15, Jan 26 and Feb 2.
    • 2019 HCC Business Plan Competition Timeline – click on the link below.
  • Quickbooks Workshop – HCC Southeast – November 13
  • Building Wealth Through Single Family House Investing – November 16 – HCC Brays Oaks

For more information about all mentioned here and & to register:
HCC Ctr. for Entrepreneurship: [email protected] · 713-718-6650 ·

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